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Discovering Welsh Gardens: 20 of the liveliest gardens selected and explored by Stephen Anderton and photographed by Charles Hawes

Art / Photobook

By: Stephen Anderton

254 pages, over 100 photographs

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Paperback | Apr 2009 | #175497 | ISBN-13: 9781905582204
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About this book

Explore the gardens, discover their themes and meet the gardeners in the company of garden writer Stephen Anderton and photographer Charles Hawes. This book provides a history of gardening in Wales, how the gardens fit into their surrounding landscapes, garden successes and failures. Featuring the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Bodnant Garden in north Wales and Chelsea Flower Show medalist Arne Maynard's garden near Usk.


Contents

Page 8 - Aberglasney Page 20 - Bodnant Page 32 - Bodrhyddan Page 42 - Bodysgallen Page 52 - Cae Hir Page 64 - Dewstow Page 76 - Dyffryn Fernant Page 86 - Erddig Page 98 - Lower House Page 112 - Nant-yr-Eryd Page 124 - National Botanic Gardens of Wales Page 138 - Plas Brondanw Page 148 - Plas Cadnant Page 160 - Plas Newydd Page 174 - Plas yn Rhiw Page 186 - Powis Castle Page 200 - Tony Ridler's Garden Page 212 - The Dingle Page 224 - The Veddw Page 238 - Wyndcliffe Court

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Biography

Stephen is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and lecturer both here and abroad. He writes weekly for The Times and for many magazines. Stephen has been involved in a number of books including Rejuvenating a Garden (1998), Urvban Sanctuaries (2001) and was the presenter on television for Britain's Best Back Gardens 2003 and 2004 (ITV).

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